Overview of respiration


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Overview of respiration

  1. 1. Overview of Respiration
  2. 2. Cellular Respiration• Occurs in the mitochondria• Remember the mitochondria is a cell organelle• It has the nickname of the power house!
  3. 3. The powerhouse….• Means it provides lot of energy for the cell/body• Cellular respiration produces energy
  4. 4. Cellular respiration makes energy by…• Breaking down glucose and oxygen• It breaks it down in the MITOCHONDRIA!• The energy is called ATP
  5. 5. Cellular respiration also makes…• Water• Carbon Dioxide
  6. 6. So remember that…• It uses Glucose and Oxygen• And produces Carbon Dioxide, Water and Energy (ATP)